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JUDAS PRIEST: European Itinerary Updated

JUDAS PRIEST's upcoming European itinerary has been updated. The trek is currently shaping up as follows: Jun. 02 – Leipzig, GER @ Haus Auensee Jun. 04 – Nürnberg, GER @ Rock Im Park Jun. 05 – Bologna, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 06 - Frauenfeld, SWI @ Festhalle Rüegerholz Jun. 08 – Berlin, GER ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG: Live Dates Announced

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends TYGERS OF PAN TANG have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Apr. 02 - Nijmegen, NETH @ Backstage Apr. 03 - Gramsbergen, NETH @ Big Al Apr. 04 - Heerenveen, NETH @The Sphinx Apr. 16 – Godmanchester, UK @ Britten Arena Jul. 10/11 - ...

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RAGE Confirmed For Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival

German power metallers RAGE have been confirmed for the 2004 edition of the Gods of Metal festival, set to take place June 5-6 at Arena Parco Nord in Bologna, Italy. The lineup for the festival is shaping up as follows: Saturday, June 5: JUDAS PRIEST STRATOVARIUS T.B.A. NEVERMORE SYMPHONY X ANATHEMA RAGE T.B.A. T.B.A. Sunday, ...

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MACHINE HEAD, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL

MACHINE HEAD, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, ARCH ENEMY, ICED EARTH, CHILDREN OF BODOM have been confirmed to headline this year's New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, set to take place April 30-May 1 at The Palladium in Worcester, Mass. The following groups are currently scheduled to appear at the festival: Headliners – Friday, April 30: KILLSWITCH ENGAGE ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Guitarist: 'There's Nothing Wrong With Having Fun'

CRADLE OF FILTH guitarist Paul Allender has spoken to Canada's Chart Attack about the group's upcoming sixth effort, tentatively titled "Nymphetamine". With regards to how the band managed to get all the material for the album together so quickly following the completion of their recent U.S. tour, Allender said, "We've always been a very hardworking ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: European Tour Dates Officially Announced

JUDAS PRIEST have officially confirmed the following European tour dates: Jun. 02 – Leipzig, GER @ Haus Auensee Jun. 04 – Nürnberg, GER @ Rock Im Park Jun. 05 – Bologna, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 06 - Switzerland/Fribourg Jun. 08 – Berlin, GER @ Arena Berlin Jun. 10 – Sölvesborg, SWE @ Sweden ...

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Drummer CHRIS TESCH Quits LOLLIPOP LUST KILL

Drummer Chris Tesch (a.k.a Knits) has once again left Toledo, Ohio's LOLLIPOP LUST KILL. "The band will still remain writing another album, and there's talk of one final reunion show," Tisch said in an e-mail sent to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "Thanks for all the support and a big FUCK YOU! to Artemis Records. That is a label ...

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RAG MEN: More Tour Dates Announced

RAG MEN, the New York-based band featuring frontman Jorge Rosado (MERAUDER, GOD IS I), guitarist Mitts (SKARHEAD, CROWN OF THORNZ), bassist Ian "Bulldog" Edwards (FREYA, ex-EARTH CRISIS), and drummer Rigg Ross (SKARHEAD, ex-HATEBREED), have confirmed a couple days with VIETNOM in Canada right before leaving for Europe. Upon returning home from Europe, the band will ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Another German Date Added

JUDAS PRIEST have added another German date to their summer 2004 European itinerary: Leipzig, Germany on June 2. PRIEST's European tour is now shaping up as follows: Jun. 02 – Leipzig, GER @ Haus Auensee Jun. 04 – Nürnberg, GER @ Rock Im Park Jun. 05 – Bologna, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 08 ...

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OZZFEST 2004: The Official Press Release

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2004--"The day OZZfest comes to town is the best day of summer for hardcore fans of hard rock and metal music. They know they're getting value beyond what they paid for." So says OZZfest founder Sharon Osbourne. "The music starts at 9:30 a.m. and doesn't stop until Ozzy leaves the stage ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'I'm Ready To Rock'

Ozzy Osbourne confirmed at the Ozzfest 2004 tour announcement today that he will be performing at this year's festival. "Is there going to be a team of paramedics waiting [on stage]?," Osbourne joked, according to Billboard.com. "I'm not dead. I'm ready to rock, man." Ozzy's manager/wife Sharon Osbourne said of the bill, "It's harder than ...

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OZZFEST 2004: Lineup, Tour Dates Announced!

The organizers of the annual Ozzfest announced the details of this year's festival at a press conference held this morning at Avalon in Hollywood, California. The lineup is as follows: Main Stage: OZZY OSBOURNE JUDAS PRIEST SLAYER DIMMU BORGIR SUPERJOINT RITUAL BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Second Stage: SLIPKNOT HATEBREED LAMB OF GOD Rotating: ATREYU ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: First U.S. Show Announced!

According to www.rock-fest.com, JUDAS PRIEST have been confirmed for Rock Fest 2004, a four-day festival scheduled to take place July 15-18 in Cadott, Wisconsin. The complete list of bands currently set to appear at Rock Fest 2004 is as follows: JUDAS PRIEST THE ALLMAN BROTHERS STYX REO SPEEDWAGON HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS ...

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WOLF Sign European Deal With MASSACRE RECORDS

Swedish metallers WOLF have signed a European deal with Germany's Massacre Records. The group's third full-length album, "Evil Star", will be released on April 26 and will include two bonus tracks. A U.S. release through Prosthetic Records is expected on April 27. The follow-up to 2002's "Black Wings" was produced by Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: More European Tour Dates Revealed

JUDAS PRIEST are currently booking several arena gigs throughout Europe in between their previously announced festival dates. The latest additions to the band's growing itinerary are concerts in Berlin (Jun. 8) and Oberhausen (Jun. 13). PRIEST's European tour itinerary is shaping up as follows: Jun. 05 – Bologna, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 08 ...

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OZZY And His Team Of Doctors On OZZFEST Tour

Richard Johnson of The New York Post's "Page Six" reports: "Ozzfest is going to be a little less raucous this year due to Ozzy Osbourne's recent all-terrain-vehicle accident in England. 'His doctors have said he needs six to eight months of rehab, which will end exactly when Ozzfest begins,' said our insider. 'His doctors did ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL Confirmed For OZZFEST Main Stage

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, the New Orleans-based band fronted by ex-PANTERA singer Philip Anselmo, have been confirmed to appear on the main stage at this year's Ozzfest, according to a posting on the band's official web site. Other groups believed to have secured slots on the main stage include SLAYER, JUDAS PRIEST and headliner OZZY ...

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JUDAS PRIEST To Play Czech Republic In June

According to the Czech Republic's biggest concert promoter, Interkoncerts (web site), JUDAS PRIEST will play at Prague's T-Mobile Arena on June 16. PRIEST's European tour itinerary is shaping up as follows: Jun. 05 – Bologna, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 10 – Sölvesborg, SWE @ Sweden Rock Jun. 12 – Lichtenvoorde, NETH ...

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